The percentage of adults over the age of 65 who said they’d used some form of cannabis in the past year was 75 percent higher in 2018 — when 4.2 percent said they’d used it — than it was in 2015, according to new data published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Cannabis use in this group has been increasing dramatically since around 2006 when less than 0.5 percent of older adults said they’d used the drug.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana started handing out its first licenses to farmers to grow industrial hemp this month, after lawmakers legalized the crop in a bid to start a new agricultural industry in the state.
Since 1937, when the “Marihuana Tax Act” was enacted, cannabis has remained illegal on a federal level. After the counterculture of the 1960s, cannabis was brought into mainstream light again – though, unfortunately, with little success.
The county is working with a not-for-profit technology organization, Code for America, to use algorithms to identify eligible cases within decades-old court documents.
Medical cannabis was legalised in the UK in November 2018, allowing doctors to prescribe it in certain situations.
A medical cannabis clinic opened its doors to customers in Solihull last month.
Mary Berry is not the first person you would expect to be involved with cannabis. The 84-year-old former Great British Bake Off presenter is a devout Christian and the epitome of respectable Middle England.
Today, police announced he and another woman, Naomi Morris, who also sold CBD products at the Hemp Life head shop in London Road, have both been charged with supplying cannabis.
The mayor of Amsterdam has sought to win political backing for her cleanup of the overcrowded red-light district by revealing that a third of foreign tourists and nearly half of Britons would be less likely to visit the city again if they were barred from buying cannabis in the coffee shops.
A 45-year-old man caught cultivating cannabis at his home in Kanturk has been jailed for one year as the sentencing judge said he was not going to sanction the man’s belief that cannabis was a useful medication for him.